Month: March 2014

Governmental Affairs: March 28, 2014

Youth e-cigarette ban moves forward in House

Despite concerns by the Department of Community Health, the House Regulatory Reform Committee on March 18 reported out HB 4997 and SB 667

Retail sales and forecasts improve, but still cool

LANSING – Sales and short-term forecasts for Michigan retail businesses improved during February, but they still have a lot of frozen ground to make up after the extreme winter, according to the latest Michigan Retail Index,

The new shopper brain

By Kit Yarrow

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in the JGA Retail Focus Online e-newsletter. Reprinted with permission from Kit Yarrow.

When Julie left her once-favorite clothing store empty-handed,